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7 E Anapamu St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2704
+1 805-845-7112
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good11%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
7 E Anapamu St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2704
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

We visited Somerset a few months after they opened and did not have a good experience. Owners foolishly spent a fortune on the place which meant they needed very high prices to make the nut. Food was hit or miss, remember ordering chicken and getting...More

Thank orv m
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Somerset exceeded our expectations with outstanding preparation and taste. The lighting of the patio coupled with the subtle work of the chef combined for a delightful dinner. Each portion was more than generous, the ambiance is very nice and intimate. The menu deserves more exploration...More

Thank ZippyGreen
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I`d heard varying reports from many friends who have dined here since it opened within the past year. The one major rub was the price of food, wine and corkage fee [$40]. My experience was greatly helped by having a good friend personally serve our...More

Thank BlakievanHemert
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

The perfect night meal with friends Inside or out and try the cocktails Staff very informative Small signage understates the very pleasant experience

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 18 August 2017

First visit on a special occasion. We dined in the back outdoor patio area. Service was excellent. Food was magnificent. Started with the fried cauliflower bagna cauda. For our main courses, we enjoyed the market fish (sea bass) and the grilled hangar steak. Both were...More

Thank maileann
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a delightful meal at Somerset. Perfect ambiance and amazingly attentive staff + great food. Going to rocket up the trip advisor charts. Glad to have discovered it before it will be impossible to get a reservation.

Thank JDBCBPhillips
Reviewed 7 July 2017

My title is almost my review. I have always loved SOPA in Palm Springs, so it makes sense that I love their new restaurant, Somerset, in Santa Barbara. A drastically redesigned Arts and Letters restaurant, this new restaurant is really impressive. The menu is artistic,...More

Thank expectquality1942
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Very glad we went back. My wife and I were headed elsewhere for drinks and dinner and decided on a whim that drinks at Somerset would be fun. I had my best White Russian ever (their own special take) and the margarita was also lovely....More

Thank Canaveral
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I found this restaurant by accident; they had a table for four at a reasonable time during graduation weekend and a quick look at the menu convinced me to go. Let's start with the most important part. The food was excellent. The four of us...More

Thank ALuckyDog
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This is not your typical Santa Barbara restaurant. I'm a jaded 14 year local and since Julienne closed, we have had little reason to dine out. We had another incredibly mediocre meal at El Encanto in April, and so we wanted to try something new...More

Thank Mah_Murrini
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 E Anapamu St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-845-7112
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